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On 28th March 2011, the Council of Ministers held a public discussion on the National Reform Programme of Bulgaria (2011 - 2015) (NRP), organised by the Ministry of Finance. The document was presented by the Deputy Minister of Finance, Boryana Pencheva. The discussion was participated by the Minister of EU Funds Management, Tomislav Donchev, Deputy Ministers, the President of the Economic and Social Council (ESC), Professor Lalko Dulevski, representatives of trade unions and employers, experts and others.

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The Economic and Social Council (ESC) of Bulgaria adopted on 10th March 2011 a Resolution on the Draft National Reform Programme (NRP), in implementation of the “Europe 2020” Strategy. The paper was sent to the stakeholders in Bulgaria, the European Economic and Social Committee and the European Commission. The Council stated that main recommendations and proposals included in the Resolution were concerned in the current version of the NRP (2011-2015) and expressed its willingness for further constructive dialogue with the responsible representatives of the government.

As a result of this, on 25th March 2011, the ESC Plenary session held a consultation meeting with the Head of the NRP Working Group, Marinela Petrova from the Ministry of Finance and the Deputy Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism, Mariy Kosev.

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On 10 March 2011 the Economic and Social Council (ESC) adopted a resolution on the Draft National Reform Programme for Bulgaria 2011-2013. It was prepared in response to the call of the European Commission for an active participation of the organized civil society in the preparation and implementation of the Europe 2020 Strategy.

The resolution expresses the willingness of the organized civil society in Bulgaria to contribute to the preparation of a strong and effective National Reform Programme, which shall assure prosperous future for Bulgaria and its citizens in the European Union.

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В понеделник, 14 март 2011 г., от 10.30 ч. в заседателната зала на Икономическия и социален съвет /бул. Цариградско шосе” 111/ ще се състои пресконференция, на която ще бъде представена приетата от ИСС резолюция по Национална програма за реформи – НПР. Резолюцията е подготвена в отговор на призива и позицията на Европейската комисия за активно включване на организираното гражданско общество в подготовката и реализацията на Стратегия „Европа 2020”.

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is the “bridge” between citizens and the national government. Its mission is to support such “bridging” so as to facilitate the communication between the society and the national government. It is the new and modern institution of the civil dialogue.

The ESC's mission is to promote civil society organisations access to and involvement in the process of decision-making on strategic economic and social issues.

The main goal of ESC's operation is to enable different representatives of organised civil society to feel free to state their views whereas unanimity on matters of common interest is encouraged. The Council expresses and protects civil society interests by communicating agreed statements and proposals submitted by its members to the executive and legislative authorities.

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